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Buyer - Ladies Fashion

Buyer - Ladies Fashion

Posted 22 September by Cast UK Limited
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Buyer - Ladies Fashion

Windsor

£27,000 - £33,000 + Benefits

Cast UK are recruiting an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ladies Fashion Buyer to join a profitable family business with a rich heritage. The role provides lots of autonomy and requires a strong can do attitude. Reporting to the Managing Director the role provides the opportunity to develop and grow a historic brand. You will be a senior manager responsible for all fashion buying and overseeing of categories including swimwear, jewellery and accessories.

Key Responsibilities

  • Buying of all ladies fashion, including well-known and established brands
  • Support and oversee a small team of 3 x Assistant Buyers across wider categories including swimwear, jewellery etc
  • Help and mentor staff to ensure they have the tools needed to succeed
  • Monitor stock and conduct regular stock checks, in co-ordination with sales departments and seasonal trends
  • Define, communicate and execute short-mid term goals for the department to the sales team & wider business
  • Find cohesion between retail and e-comm operations, identifying synergies where possible
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the customer and what they will be looking for
  • Assist in store layout and collaborate with the Merchandising department to plan window displays

Skills & Experience

  • Experience working as a Buyer preferably in fashion or high-end product purchasing
  • A strong understanding of retail and e-commerce
  • Omnichannel purchasing strategies
  • Experience of managing and guiding Assistant Buyers would be advantageous
  • Strong IT & Tech experience - using EPOS systems would be preferable

Remuneration

£27,000 - £33,000 + Benefits

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Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit www.castuk.com

Required skills

  • Fashion
  • Buyer

Reference: 44145707

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